Eurostar looks set to fall into the hands of the French as City analysts predict the Government’s stake in the Channel tunnel rail line will be snapped up by Paris-controlled SNCF.
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Monday 20 September 2010
Saturday 04 September 2010
Tomorrow at midnight, the historic passenger ferry link between Dover and Boulogne will end. Already, one of the two ships that LD Lines uses for the route has been taken out of service: the Norman Bridge is expected to sail west along the length of the English Channel this weekend, then turn sharply to port around the tip of the Breton peninsula to make for the city of Nantes.
Tuesday 24 August 2010
Sir Richard Branson will attempt to set two world records today when he kite-boards across the English Channel to celebrate his 60th birthday.
Sunday 22 August 2010
A large crocodile sighted in the English Channel on Friday was actually a piece of wood, coastguards in Dover and France said yesterday.
Monday 05 July 2010
Tuesday 01 June 2010
Archaeologists have discovered a previously unknown epoch in British pre-history when Stone Age hunters re-entered Britain after an absence of up to 90,000 years – because of climatically induced sea-level changes which turned the English Channel into dry land.
Saturday 01 May 2010
Saturday 03 April 2010
Tuesday 16 March 2010
Cross-Channel water-skier Christine Bleakley joined other Sport Relief stars to be congratulated on their efforts by the Prime Minister today.
Friday 12 March 2010
Exhausted TV host Christine Bleakley completed her water-ski challenge across the English Channel today - and said it was "utter torture".
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